In this section you’ll find information about your HIV clinic and the regular check-ups you have with your HIV doctor. We also run through some of the other services that your clinic may offer.
We explain the regular blood tests that your doctor uses to monitor how HIV is affecting your immune system. There’s also information about the other regular blood tests that are used to monitor your general health and to check for any potential problems caused by anti-HIV drugs.
It is advisable to see your doctor at your specialist HIV clinic every 3 to 6 months. The main purpose of these visits is to give you your blood tests results which are used to monitor the long-term trends
CD4 counts and viral load tests when on treatment
A look at some regular blood tests you may need